Account Director

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
17 July 2018
14 August 2018
Ellen Legge
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company

Is a specialist healthcare communications organisation working with
some of the most exciting organisations in the health sector. Their goal is to build an environment
where the NHS, independent sector and life sciences can have better connected and
productive partnerships.They are looking for a seasoned communications professional to join their expanding team to manage their high profile clients PR sand communications strategies.

Your new role

You will be responsible for:

* Developing clear quarterly and annual client development plans, setting targets, identifying growth and development opportunities
* Working collectively with the team to deliver the highest quality work and excellent client service
* Regularly reviewing project or contract performance against KPIs and report back to client and the senior account director
* Leading integrated campaigns for multiple clients
* Project manage, schedule and budget time and resource to ensure that all work is delivered to the highest standard, on time and on budget
* Highlighting resource requirements, recruiting contractors and freelancers where appropriate. Support the resource allocation of account team across clients/projects
* Accountable for the delivery of client and account plans, and ensure they
are clearly communicated and understood across the team
* Proactively seeking new business and client growth, writing proposals and
leading pitches and deliver new business opportunities
* Delivering overall profitability of a client contract or project by managing
projects and other team members to track time, costs and financial targets
* Developing client strategy while demonstrating creativity, innovation and big ideas
* Developing strong, strategic relationships within client companies and
demonstrate understanding of their strategic priorities in delivering work
* Proactively managing relationships with clients and seeking opportunities to
strengthen and build new relationships

What you'll need to succeed

You will be:

* Well organised, commercially sound, enthusiastic, positive and passionate
* about healthcare.
* Enjoy being part of a small team, supporting them to improve as well as learning from their specialist knowledge.
* Committed to helping the organisation to grow and succeed.
* Confident to share ideas and challenge thinking
* Motivated by seeing our clients succeed and are committed to quality outputs
* Have a strong ethos of improvement and see challenges as opportunities
* You are experienced across a range of communications tools and channels and can turn your hand to new projects with ease
* Experienced at managing client campaigns in an agency setting as an account director
* Wanting to be part of taking a small high performing organisation to the next level

What you'll get in return

You will become part of a fast growing, progressive and friendly organisation with a great ethos on healthy work life balance.

What you need to do now
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